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Winter Hiking 101

The Essex County Greenbelt Association invites you to an information session on Winter hiking!  Have you ever dreamed of having no boulders or tree roots to trip over when walking a Greenbelt property?   All the wet areas magically gone?  No bugs to battle?   Deep intense blue skies?   This is the beauty of walking in winter time.   There is nothing better than to enjoy a New England winter day on the trails.

When: 
Sunday, December 18, 2016 1-3pm
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Illumination Nights at the Stevens-Coolidge Estate

Come to the Stevens Coolidge Place for Illumination Nights!

Join The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens-Coolidge Place for Illumintation Nights! Come one, come all and see the splendor of our illuminated winter gardens. Many holidays and festivals are based on lights, some even being called a Festival of Lights, like Diwali for Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism, and Hanukah for Judaism. Christianity also celebrates using lights, seen on a Christmas tree or in a snowcapped windowsill.

When: 
Fridays-Sundays, December 8-23, 2017 5-7pm

Cedar Point Trail | Winter Wander

The Cedar Point Trail at the Crane Estate winds through varied terrain to the be

An outdoor adventure for the whole family!  An easy rambling walk that will take us along the Cedar Point Trail to Steep Hill Beach with naturalists from The Trustees of Reservations. We’ll take note of how winter has changed the landscape, and how plants and animals adapt to survive this “dormant” season. Our wander will end in the Pine Grove, where we’ll warm up with hot chocolate around a campfire.

When: 
Thursday, February 21, 2018 10am-Noon

Essex Turkey Trot 5K Race & Fun Walk

Don't be a turkey! Join the fun in Essex Massachusetts for the annual turkey trot!

The Essex Lion's Club hosts the annual turkey trot in beautiful Essex Massachusetts! This year the race has changed format to a 5K, and a fun walk.  Race starts at 1:00 p.m.  Registration is at Woodman’s Restaurant (upstairs), 121 Main Street, Essex, from 10:30 to 12:00.   This race is sanctioned by U.S. Track and Field and timed by Granite State Race Services. Gauranteed T-shirt for only those that preregister.

When: 
Sunday November 19, 2017 1pm
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Autumn Adventure Walk

Walk the trails of Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary looking for signs of animals preparing for winter!

Focus your "peepers" on more than just leaves this fall! Autumn is an exciting time of change in nature, when both plants and animals get ready for the coming cold. Walk the sanctuary trails while investigting some of the signs of this beautiful season. Learn about the amazing ways that plants and animals prepare themselves for survival and test some of your own skills.

When: 
Saturday, October 29, 2016 1:30-3pm

Flower Fairy Festival

Don your wings, grab your crowns or cloaks and come say farewell to our garden season with this celebration of the Flower Fairies and Elves that keep our gardens in bloom all summer long. Borrow a bag to collect natural materials and then build a magical home on the grounds for these beloved creatures. Stop by our craft table and create your very own wand, the single most important tool a fairy or elf can own!  Enjoy storytimes starting every half hour that explore fantasy and the magical realm of nature and end the day by leaving a letter of well wishes at the fairy post office.

When: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017 10am-12pm

Pumpkin Trail at Coolidge Stevens Estate

Come to the Stevens Coolidge Place for a fun night along the Pumpkin Trail!

Join The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens-Coolidge Place for a Pumpkin Trail for a magical treat! You will be led along our pumpkin-lit garden trail where local nocturnal woodland creatures will emerge to share their stories and educate families in a fun and unique way. This is a non-scary event for all ages! Tours will be leaving every 10 minutes. Costumes welcomed! Reservations encouraged.

    When: 
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 5-8PM
    Sunday, October 29, 2017 5-8PM

    Favorite Things, Hidden Treasures at Cogswell's Grant

    Tour Cogswell's Grant Coastal Farm in Essex Massachusetts and see soem of the antique treasures located there!

    This Historic New England walking tour explores Cogswell's Grant as a working farm since 1636 to present. Join us for an in-depth tour highlighting the favorite objects of American folk art collectors Bertram and Nina Fletcher Little, including objects hidden in the cupboards, cabinets, and drawers of Cogswell's Grant.

    When: 
    Monday, October 10, 2016 1-3pm

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    Pick Up Gift Cards at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    MarketStreet Gift Card are here.
    With over 80 stores and restaurants, the MarketStreet Gift Card allows you to give the perfect gift.

    MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

    Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! From mid-November 2017 through February 2018, one of the most popular ice skating experiences in New England can be found at MarketStreet Lynnfield. The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week...

    Women of Essex - Stories to Share

    Come learn come great stories about the women of Essex Massachusetts at this FREE exhibit open through Winter 2018
    Discover the interesting lives of women who lived in Essex! This exhibit – the first of its kind in Essex – expands our understanding of the women of Essex and the ways they have influenced our town and reflected the larger story of women’s history.
    7:30 am to 3:30 pm

    MFA: Mark Rothko: Reflection

    Museum of Fine Art Mark Rothko Exhibit
    An immersive display of 11 masterpieces by Mark Rothko (1903–70), on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., invites visitors to contemplate the power of art to shape human experience. Opening on September 24, don’t miss “Mark Rothko: Reflection,” an immersive display of 11...
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Public Skate and Learn to Skate at Peabody Skating Rink

    Learn to Skate with the Peabody Skating Club at Peabody Skating Rink
    The McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody is open for Public Skating weekdays from 10-11:45 am, Saturday's at 2 pm, and Sundays at 2:10 pm. Call today to ask about the Learn to Skate program at with the Peabody Skating Club. The ice is perfect. The Halloween and Christmas parties are a blast, and...
    10:00 am to 11:45 am

    XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions at PEM - Salem

    Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. Family friendly arts and culture North of Boston
    Journey through nature and activate the senses as you explore mathematical paradoxes, typographical illusions and metaphors in motion in our new digital exhibition, XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions, opening Saturday, October 14, 2017.
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
    10:00 am to 9:00 pm

    Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh

    Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh
    Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play.
    10:15 am to 11:15 am

    AJH: Mother & Baby Support Classes: Haverhill

    Mother & Baby Support Groups at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport MA
    Mother & Baby Groups Anna Jaques is pleased to offer free group classes for all mothers in our community to provide support, encouragement and advice on parenthood and questions that arise after going home. Formerly named Lactation Support Groups, the Mother & Baby Group is facilitated by a...
    10:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Tuesday, January 23

    Little Herons Enrichment Program at Brookwood School

    Brookwood School things to do for preschool children.
    Join us at Brookwood School on Friday mornings in January for an adventure complete with music, crafts and exploration. Musical Story Time, is held Fridays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on January 12, 19 and 26.  Music Teacher Alex Edwards and Librarian Sheila Geraty will engage children in a variety of...
    9:30 am to 10:30 am

    Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
    10:00 am to 9:00 pm

    MFA: Mark Rothko: Reflection

    Museum of Fine Art Mark Rothko Exhibit
    An immersive display of 11 masterpieces by Mark Rothko (1903–70), on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., invites visitors to contemplate the power of art to shape human experience. Opening on September 24, don’t miss “Mark Rothko: Reflection,” an immersive display of 11...
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Public Skate and Learn to Skate at Peabody Skating Rink

    Learn to Skate with the Peabody Skating Club at Peabody Skating Rink
    The McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody is open for Public Skating weekdays from 10-11:45 am, Saturday's at 2 pm, and Sundays at 2:10 pm. Call today to ask about the Learn to Skate program at with the Peabody Skating Club. The ice is perfect. The Halloween and Christmas parties are a blast, and...
    10:00 am to 11:45 am

    XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions at PEM - Salem

    Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. Family friendly arts and culture North of Boston
    Journey through nature and activate the senses as you explore mathematical paradoxes, typographical illusions and metaphors in motion in our new digital exhibition, XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions, opening Saturday, October 14, 2017.
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh

    Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh
    Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play.
    10:15 am to 11:15 am

    Wednesday, January 24

    MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

    Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! From mid-November 2017 through February 2018, one of the most popular ice skating experiences in New England can be found at MarketStreet Lynnfield. The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week...

    Pick Up Gift Cards at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    MarketStreet Gift Card are here.
    With over 80 stores and restaurants, the MarketStreet Gift Card allows you to give the perfect gift.

    Women of Essex - Stories to Share

    Come learn come great stories about the women of Essex Massachusetts at this FREE exhibit open through Winter 2018
    Discover the interesting lives of women who lived in Essex! This exhibit – the first of its kind in Essex – expands our understanding of the women of Essex and the ways they have influenced our town and reflected the larger story of women’s history.
    7:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
    10:00 am to 9:00 pm
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